Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2012’

Grilling Lettuce ~ light it up!

Grilled Romaine Hearts 1

[Subscribers, please click HERE to view the video from your e-mail!] Technically, it is Spring; however, with all the warm weather we are having down here in the South ~ it sure feels like Summer! And with warm weather comes the natural desire to keep the kitchen cool and break out the Weber on the patio. I was reminded while …

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Il Pranzo di Domenica ~ Sunday lunch

Insalata Delle Puntarelle

Rome Day 3 Ciao~ I must admit, for all of my determination to do a post every day while in Rome, I have been outdone by the lack of internet access and TIME. Trying to write a post after spending all day, and night, out enjoying Roman life has certainly hindered my good intentions. BUT, I am now back in …

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Saturday ~ let’s go to the Market!

Artichokes Post Image1

Saturday is market day in Rome and most tourists have heard about the famous market in Campo dei Fiori. It is nice, but one of the oldest in Rome is the market in Testaccio—a working class neighborhood down from the Aventine Hill and across the Tiber from Trastevere. The Testaccio market is housed in a building as opposed to being …

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Roma ~ piove, piove, piove!

Mombla Fixed

Ciao da Roma~ I have landed in Rome and have every good intention of keeping you all up to date with my daily travels and “eatings” while in the Eternal City. Let’s hope I can live up to my own expectations! It is raining (piove) in Rome and according to the driver who picked me up at the airport ~ …

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Dust a Bunny ~ Yogurt Cake

Cover Bunny

[Subscriber’s, please click HERE to view the video from your e-mail.] It doesn’t take years of training or a drawer full of special tools to decorate a cake for Easter. Using Nonna’s simple yogurt cake recipe—packed with fresh fruit and, by using Greek yogurt, packed with extra flavor—you can turn an “any time” cake into an Easter-themed cake in a …

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Cluck, Cluck ~ A Chick Dish?

Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Cover Photo

[Subscribers, please click HERE to view the video from your e-mail.]  Chicken Salad ~ 1 foundation, 2 recipes Chicken salad might be the foundation to every ladies’ luncheon and yet, often, it is a soup of mayonnaise lacking any noticeable amount of its namesake ~ chicken! When I was at the WSFA-12′s studio waiting to do my segment, a PR …

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